Alarm Details Explained

By John Dyer / 13/08/2019

The information for each alarm, generated by a D3, can be seen in great detail. This article covers the alarm information shown for software versions on-wards. Alarm detail can be viewed by selecting an orange underlined Alarm/Event link in either the Current, Unacknowledged, Historical or Audit windows within the ALARMS tab. On selection the…

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Monthly function test

Monthly Function Check

By Tektroniks Sales / 11/06/2019

Before you start testing your monitoring system, alert all users. This will prevent any disruption to daily activities, unless you also want to test user’s reaction time and efforts. We recommend testing your systems’ functions at least once a month. Send a test email Settings -> Networking -> Email Setup -> Test Email -> Enter…

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Connecting an Auto-Dialler to a D3

By John Dyer / 10/06/2019

The D3 base station has two relay outputs that can be used for attaching auto-diallers, beacons or connecting to an alarm notification panel. The connection instructions below are relevant to the auto-dialler supplied by Tek Troniks. Should a 3rd party dialler be used then these instructions are invalid. 3rd party items attached to the relay…

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Email to SMS Text

By John Dyer / 30/05/2019

Although a GSM auto-dialler can be added to our D3 base station relay outlet, to generate SMS text alarm alerts, another solution is to use 3rd party email to SMS text service. These services are now readily available via numerous online suppliers and often offer an inexpensive solution to receiving text message alerts. Below we…

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Amending General Alarm Settings

By John Dyer / 11/04/2019

The basic alarm function of the D3 are controlled in the General Alarm Settings. When setting alarm profiles it is essential that relevant items are also set to operate in the general settings. For instance, if an alarm profile has an output relay set but in general settings relays are off, then the relay will…

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Adding an Alarm Profile to a Sensor

By John Dyer / 11/04/2019

Sensor alarm actions can be set to follow a specific alarm profile. This allows alarm actions to be amended to suit the needs of the business and system users. A sensor can only be attached to one profile at a time, however many sensors can be attached to the same profile, see Alarm Profiles. Route…

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Alarm Set Points, Delays & Inhibiting a Sensor

By John Dyer / 26/03/2019

Authorisation Users need the relevant system authorities to setup or amend alarm set points, delays and inhibit sensors. Authorisation rights are administered by system administrator level users, application for system authorisation rights changes need be raised with Admin Users. How to change set points, delays & inhibit sensors The video, below, shows how to create…

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Alarm Profiles Explained

By John Dyer / 20/12/2018

Alarm profiles are used to control the actions the D3 base station will take in the event of an alarm event being triggered. Alarms are triggered when data received exceeds the limits of your set points (after any alarm delay you have allowed has elapsed). Alarm profiles can be created based on your alarm requirements…

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Creating An Alarm Profile

By John Dyer / 17/12/2018

Alarm profiles are used to control the actions of the base station should a sensor/repeater or system warning alarm be generated. Multiple profiles can be created on a base station, however a device can only be attached to a single profile. For more information see Alarm Profiles Explained. From factory, the D3 family of base…

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